USD-denominated terms, following up from the ‘yuan terms’ data posted a few minutes ago
- China trade balance $62.33bn: expected $42.6bn, prior was $46.42bn
- Exports +7.2% y/y: expected -0.6%, prior 0.5%
- Imports -1.4% y/y: expected 0.9%, prior was 2.7%
Big, big beat for exports.
Data from China is sometimes thought to be a little suspect in terms of veracity.